Dr. Sarah Hallberg: Low Carb Diets and Weight Loss pt 1


Is the weight-loss advice and information we’ve been getting helpful or correct? No, says Dr. Sarah Hallberg, medical director of IU Health Arnett’s medical weight-loss program.

The evidence, she says, is found in both the scientific studies of the past few years as well as 35 years of increasing obesity and diabetes rates in the United States.

Hallberg presents a lecture titled “Changing Our Message: Obesity and the Failure of the Dietary Guidelines,” This was originally presented on Sunday, September 21, at IU Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana. The presentation was free and all available seats taken.

In these videos, Dr. Hallberg discusses the problems with the current dietary guidelines, including the lack of solid science behind the recommendations. She also discusses the basic science and recent research findings of low-carbohydrate diets.

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Eating wisely is one of your powerful weapons in the fight against developing Type 2 diabetes. What you eat and how much affects your risk for developing diabetes. Generous amounts of vegetables and fruits are at the heart of Type 2 diabetes prevention. Are you struggling to get your vegetable intake? Feel as though if you have to eat another salad, you might just scream? If you are dreaming of cheeseburgers replacing your steamed broccoli, it is time for a change.

Type 2 Diabetes – Combined Therapy to Help Improve Blood Sugar Control

According to a study carried out by the National Research Institute in Los Angeles and various other research centers in the United States, sixty Type 2 diabetics being treated with metformin and exenatide (Byetta) achieved better blood glucose control than fifty-six Type 2 diabetics treated with metformin alone. Their work was reported on in the journal Diabetes, Obesity, and Metabolism in August 2016. Twenty-four-hour average blood sugar levels as well as fasting levels, and levels 2 hours after a meal were checked. The following were all lowered in the exenatide plus metformin group versus the group taking metformin alone.

Type 2 Diabetes – Exercise Is Good For You

Although some people love to exercise, and others loathe it, we are sure you are familiar with physical activity, and how it is essential for healthy living. Even if it’s unlikely we are going to teach you something new; we would like you to consider exercising every day as a way to improve your health and rejuvenate your life. Many people are quick to suggest you should become physically active: it’s common to hear how you should be exercising while avoiding a sedentary lifestyle. But it is less common to be told to exercise daily because balance is usually the norm.

Type 2 Diabetes – A Few Reasons Why You Are Hungry After Eating a Meal

It may seem as if hunger is the main reason why it is hard to stick to your chosen diet. Feeling hungry gets in the way of weight loss, as well as making it harder for Type 2 diabetics to control their blood sugar. You may believe controlling your appetite is difficult since you are constantly hungry. Willpower can only do so much: there is a limit to how long you can resist those hunger pangs. Fortunately, your appetite is not entirely to blame. There are reasons why you are frequently hungry.

Diet Can Be a Powerful Treatment for Diabetics

More than 100 million people today have diabetes or pre-diabetes. A recent study conducted by a team of American and Japanese researchers shows that people who have diabetes can vastly improve their health by eating an entirely plant-based diet.

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